Seeking 45-Themed Challenges. Can you help?


Wait a minute, let me clarify that. I’m not looking for 45 different challenges, instead, I’m looking for challenges with a theme of 45.

Why you ask?

As I’ve been making the transition from 2011 to 2012, I can’t help but notice that I have a birthday in the not too distant future. Now, it’s . . . → keep reading

Here I Am (New Year or Not)


The clamor of Christmas has quieted, only to be replaced by the clamor of the New Year. (Not) Resolution-making. Goal-creating. Three word-choosing. Theme-picking. Year-reviewing.

I’m feeling an urge to join in, as I have in different ways in years past. To look towards the year ahead and consider what I want it to look like. . . . → keep reading

Creating Room to Grow

Half Thinned Carrot Row

I love having a vegetable garden. I love eating salad picked just minutes before dinner. I love making salsa from tomatoes, onions and jalapeno chilis fresh from the garden. I even enjoy sitting on the edge of the raised bed, pulling weeds, watering, paying attention to all of the plants.

It’s not all a . . . → keep reading